Smallwood house destoyed in fire sparked by power lines
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 9:30am
Torrential rain and damagein winds ripped though Sullivan County Tuesday afternoon propelling trees into the roadways and onto houses and power lines. In Smallwood a house caught fire and burned to the ground as a result of a downed power line. The hilltop cabin, located on Overlook Drive was decimated before the Smallwood-Mongaup Valley and White Lake Fire Departments could save it. In a repeat of the early March’s ‘noreaster, thousands in the county have been left without power and NYSEG, the regional electric provider is still assessing the damage and restoration times. A State Of Emergency has been declared in Sullivan and Orange County, New York.